| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Why did all the experts get the hurricane season outlook so wrong?
Twelve forecast teams predicted an average of 16 named storms, including eight hurricanes, four major. Yet this season, which ends Saturday, saw only 13 named storms, including two...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Last spring, forecasters warned that the 2013 hurricane season, which ended Saturday, would be an active and dangerous one.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted 11 hurricanes. The British firm Tropical Storm Risk called for...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:10 PM
With just one storm that made landfall in the United States, this year's Atlantic hurricane season officially ended Saturday as the weakest since 1982.
Hurricanes need moist air to form, and the low number of Atlantic hurricanes was due in large part to...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:08 AM
You might have noticed that mornings and evenings are growing a touch cooler, though far from cold. It's a sign that autumn weather is subtly settling in.
Expect afternoons to remain warm to hot with isolated showers and storms this week. Because...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Last week's tropical storm "Andrea" reminds us that, once again, the hurricane season is upon us. And this year, say the mavens, may be a vintage year. So it's time to review the basics of hurricane-season travel. If you're planning travel during the rest...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Tropical Storm Jerry formed in the middle of the Atlantic on Monday morning, but it's not forecast to make landfall anywhere.
The tenth tropical cyclone of the season is ahead of the climatological norm; a J-named storm typically doesn't arrive until...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Tropical Storm Karen is forecast to make landfall on the coasts of Louisiana or Mississippi on Saturday, possibly as a weak hurricane, or at least close to that strength.
The storm had maximum sustained winds of 60 mph as of Friday morning, moving...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Tropical Storm Dorian, the fourth cyclone of the Atlantic hurricane season, is moving through the Atlantic, tracking to pass north of Puerto Rico by early next week.
The storm was becoming more organized early Thursday, with maximum sustained winds of...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:04 AM
It's looking less likely that the remnants of Tropical Storm Dorian will redevelop, as the system is battling wind shear.
A hurricane hunter aircraft this afternoon found the disorganized disturbance doesn't have a closed circulation, a prerequisite for...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:14 AM
The former tropical storms Dorian and Flossie are similarly facing unfavorable conditions thousands of miles apart, making it unlikely either will regenerate into tropical cyclones.
Dorian, which late last week was tracking toward the Bahamas with 60...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The peak of hurricane season is approaching later this month, but storm activity in the middle of the Atlantic is unlikely to develop during the first half of August because of a massive cloud of dust from the Sahara Desert moving across the ocean....